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Farewell to India

A sunrise at Kabini River Lodge. (Photo: Diana Lopez)

By Krysten Massa
Thursday, June 11–Our last day in India began at 5:30 a.m. with a knock at our door, but we were already awake. Continue reading

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Visiting Radio Active

Shilok Gowda (Photo: Krysten Massa)

Monday, June 8–Accompanying Kryssy on her visit to Radio Active, a local radio station, was of particular interest to me because of my work with Stony Brook’s WUSB “News at Noon” show. I wanted to take a peek into college … Continue reading

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Bannerghatta National Park

Brotherly love among the lions at Bannerghatta National Park in Bangalore (Photo: Vandana Rambaran)

By Vandana Rambaran
Saturday, June 6–On yet another bright and sunny morning in Bangalore, the day of our highly anticipated trip to Bannerghatta National Park, the team gathered in the hotel lobby to wait for our favorite driver, Ganga. Continue reading

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A peek inside Karnataka’s state government

The interiors of the Vidhana Soudha's many domes are beautifully painted. The Vidhana Soudha houses the legislature of the state of Karnataka. (Photo: Diana Lopez)

By Diana Lopez
Thursday, June 5—Today marks one week since we arrived in this metropolitan city, and although so far we have managed to visit an impressively large number of places, we are not about to slow down now. Continue reading

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A fledgling reporter learns he can fly

Suggested lanes: two. Actual lanes: at least three. Scooters, auto-rickshaw s, cars and buses jam Bangalore's streets for hours each day, stretching a 20-minute trip to more than an hour.  (Photo: Vandana Ramburan)

By Kevin Matyi
Wednesday, June 3—I am still early in the journalism program, having completed only four classes. When my first day of interviews came around yesterday, I feared that my limited interviewing experience hadn’t prepared me for the half a dozen interviews I had within two days.
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An ‘Extraordinary’ experience

Only the glow from their monitors and computer towers illuminates the people playing games inside the League of Extraordinary Gamers. (Photo: Marvin Fuentes)

As I walked along the sidewalk to my destination, I nearly fell into a pit. A gaping foot-wide hole in the pavement lay in wait for an unsuspecting passerby like me to stumble into. I almost lost my leg. A … Continue reading

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